Standard Operating Procedures for Advanced UAS Operations
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This is Standard Operating Procedures for Advanced UAS Operations. This manual is intended to promote safe and efficient UAS operations by any operator operating a UC-owned UAS or operating a personally owned UAS for University Business for non-standard UAS activity. This includes the use of UAS in moderate and above Risk Levels, the use of UAS in conjunction with a UC Airspace Waiver or Operational Waiver.
Further information regarding the operation of UAS may be found within the Presidential Unmanned Aircraft System Policy and/or the UAS Policy Guidance Document.
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